Protestors attend a 2013 rally at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax to express concerns over a chant that promoted rape culture.
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The struggle against sexual harassment and sexual assault at Ontario universities goes back to the 1970s.
Universities across the world hold massive amounts of land.
New research shows that universities could offset carbon by changing some of their land to woodlands and meadows.
The Morrison government is pushing for universities to shift focus to commercialising their research, announcing $242.7 million for a yet-to-be-selected small group of “trailblazer” universities
The federal government has for months been unclear about when international students could return to Australia. And there are still many uncertainties about the latest announcement.
Recent controversies involving academic freedom and responsibility raise important questions about how publicly accountable Aotearoa’s universities should be.
What it’s like to get older? A course on the psychology of aging helped students gain empathy and curiosity.
Universities can have a role forming age-conscious students: those who aren’t ageist, don’t fear aging and are attuned to the aging process.
Hiring managers often prefer nondegree credentials from top universities over credit-bearing certificates from for-profit institutions.
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Enrollment in online courses surged during the pandemic. An expert on online learning behaviors shares what to do before, during and after taking a course in order to reap the most benefits.
The metaverse promises overlap between real and digital worlds.
The metaverse may change how profit is made in higher education.
When people are in a group they are more likely to engage in aggressive and risky behaviours they may not normally do on their own.
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To make sure what happened at Queen’s University during homecoming weekends doesn’t happen again, we need to have classroom conversations now, and make bold and innovative changes to identify long-term solutions.
More than half of the top 250 U.S. colleges and universities offer legacy admissions.
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Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Phil Honeywood on the challenges of getting international students back.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Phil Honeywood CEO of the International Education Association of Australia about the impact of COVID-19 on Australian universities
University experts are well placed to equip students with holistic climate knowledge and help teachers cover a subject that’s neglected by the Australian Curriculum.
First-generation college students have less ‘college knowledge’ than students whose parents went to college.
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An expert on ‘college knowledge’ suggests strategies to boost your chances of getting into your dream school.
Financial strain exacerbated by the pandemic could be driving increased student sex work, whether through apps like OnlyFans or other platforms and avenues.
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Higher education institutions should also consider how to respond should sex work take place on campus, such as in a residence.
Internationalisation enhances the quality of higher education and the graduates’ capabilities.
Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
Gilmore Girls brought university life, including the student newspaper. to our screens.
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The lack of a collective memory of university education and the student experience presents a serious problem in Australian life.
Therapy dogs are an effective way to reduce stress among college students.
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Colleges and universities are using therapy dogs as a low-cost way to improve their students’ mental health.
Western University students march during a walkout in support of sexual assault survivors, in London, Ont., on Sept. 17.
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Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
Tyson Foods is one of the companies that already said it would require workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Overlapping vaccine mandates at the federal, state and local levels aims to reduce the number of unvaccinated Americans.
While Canadian universities are paying more attention to anti-racism and equity, more must be done to incorporate those values into the education students receive.
Universities can ensure students in all disciplines are learning how to contribute to a world that they and future generations want to live in.